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SFGTV
Nov 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
afternoon. >> my name is richard beale, i've been a cab driver for 21 years. also drove in boston before coming here. i am a -- for four years, number 34 in the waiting list. we are concerned about our fate. pending decisions by the sfmta, which will impact the future quality of life; currently the status of grant medallions are in limbo; they are not transferable. in order to maintain the current a income level until retirement we must continue to push wheelchairs up and on the ramp in the physically we may not be able to do so. the alternative for the rampt medallion holder is purchase a regular medallion for 150,000; it is not prudent for someone who is six years old to take on the financial burden; it compromises our ability to save money for retirement. it is not like winning the lottery. we put in decades of her life into a stressful, dangerous, low-paying job, beginning of industry vital to the san francisco tourist industry. having a medallion is the only way we can hope to put funds away during the last 10-15 years of our working life. we serve the wheelchair community, p
SFGTV
Nov 23, 2012 1:30am PST
similar types of multiuse venues, whether it is the boston garden, whatever that is called or united center in chicago, the hp pavillion in san jose or the current or goal arena in oakland, there is a wide variety in the number per year really ranging -- these are once anchored by sports teams really between about 100 and 250, depending on the venue. i think the notion is there are -- part is whether or not your regional area has enough capacity to maintain a multiday -- events that would happen recurrently over a lot of days or whether your market is such that a show might only come to town for a few days. depending on the market in some ways depends on the number of events. i can let rick speak about this. >> just a question in the context of the events. is that really a major consideration for this project being successful in years to come? if it is 25 events what does that -- >> thank you for the question. that is a realistic number and facility of this size and budget we are talking about to perform, that is not only a goal but something we will try to achieve. there are arenas
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